|L to R: Krishna Gorrepati and Mohammad Arammash|
Mohammad Arammash and Krishna Gorrepati have been selected as 2016 Intel Science Talent Search semifinalists. They are the only two students in South Carolina to receive this honor.
The Intel Science Talent Search is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious pre-college science competition. The Intel Science Talent Search recognizes and empowers the most promising young scientists in the United States who are creating the technologies and solutions that will positively impact people’s lives. Projects submitted for consideration cover all disciplines of science, including engineering, mathematics, biochemistry, materials science, physics, behavioral science, and medicine and health.
Each semifinalist receives a $1,000 award from the Intel Foundation with an additional $1,000 going to his or her school. Semifinalists were selected from 1,750 entrants hailing from 512 high schools in 43 states, Washington, DC, Puerto Rico and six American and international high schools overseas.
Congratulations to Mohammad and Krishna, their parents and their teachers!